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Feb 23, 2021

What do horses experience when travelling in a trailer?

Background  Horses are travelled for many reasons. During travelling, horses are exposed to multi-dimensional moveme...

Feb 16, 2021

Does obesity awareness help equine caregivers manage their horses’ weight?

Background Obesity is a significant welfare issue in the US and UK leisure horse population. Weight management strat...

Feb 2, 2021

How does being ridden by different people affect horses’ responses to training?

Riders differ in many aspects including skill, experience, gender, weight, height, and riding style. These differenc...

Jan 26, 2021

How do changes to a normal feeding routine affect equine behavior?

Consistent management regimes are recommended in the care of horses to minimize the incidence of digestive issues an...

Jan 5, 2021

How do horses and humans differ in their preference for treats?

The use of treats for companion animals is common. The use of treats by equine caregivers is increasing, although ha...

Dec 8, 2020

Is obesity linked to low grade systemic inflammation in horses?

It is well recognized that human obesity is linked with systemic inflammation and predisposes the individual to mult...

Dec 3, 2020

How to tell if your horse is in pain from dental disorders

Dental problems can cause significant discomfort and pain in horses. Sadly, many horses do not demonstrate obvious c...

Nov 24, 2020

Severe equine asthma is associated with thickening of the pulmonary arteries

Severe equine asthma leads to raised blood pressure in the pulmonary arteries (pulmonary hypertension) which, if sus...

Nov 4, 2020

Science Supplements® USA Supporting “Jump for the Children Horse Show” Benefiting Duke Children’s Hospital

The JUMP FOR THE CHILDREN Horse Show – commonly referred to simply as THE DUKE SHOW – is arguably the largest Hunter...

Nov 3, 2020

The effect of feeding and stable management on stereotypic behaviors in horses

Many horses demonstrate abnormal behavior patterns as a result of domestic management practices1. These abnormal beh...

Oct 27, 2020

“How do ‘pressure headcollars’ affect equine behavior?”

Despite domestication and careful management, horses retain many of their innate flight and fright behaviors in resp...

Oct 20, 2020

“Are alterations in the gut microbiota responsible for equine Fecal Water Syndrome?”

Fecal Water Syndrome (FWS) is a condition where affected equids pass droppings of normal consistency but they are ac...
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